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New York Times, Thursday, September 15, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,080
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1. Call on. : SEE
4. Parts of filing cards. : TABS
8. More abject. : BASER
13. Part of the leg. : SHIN
14. Dismounted. : ALIT
15. Ne plus ___ (highest point of perfection). : ULTRA
16. Cabin material. : LOGS
17. Tales. : NARRATIONS
19. Safe. : UNHURT
21. Canal. : DUCT
22. Vigor: Colloq. : PEP
23. Sunset bugle signal. : RETREAT
25. Baobab, for one. : TREE
27. Branch of the Treasury Dep't. : SECRETSERVICE
32. ___ Beta Kappa. : PHI
34. Chancellor of Austria. : RAAB
35. Sub-detecting device. : SONAR
36. Dickens' "Barnaby ___." : RUDGE
38. Ribbed fabric. : REP
40. Yields. : CEDES
41. Beethoven's "Fidelio." : OPERA
42. Choir voice. : ALTO
44. Chemical suffix. : ENE
45. Used very wisely. : MADETHEMOSTOF
49. German name for Vienna. : WIEN
50. Clamorous censure. : DECRIAL
53. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA
56. Loyality ___. : OATH
58. From that place. : THENCE
59. Ends. : INTENTIONS
62. Encircled. : GIRT
63. Aleutian garment. : PARKA
64. Saratoga speciality. : RACE
65. Air Force base on Cape Cod. : OTIS
66. Talk: Slang. : SPIEL
67. Psyche's beloved. : EROS
68. Man's nickname. : NED
1. Coruscated. : SHONE
2. Like an octagon. : EIGHTSIDED
3. Guarantee. : ENSURE
4. Fanfare. : TANTARA
5. Between Miss. and Ga. : ALA
6. Albatross. : BIRD
7. Majorettes' steps. : STRUTS
8. A confection. : BUTTERSCOTCH
9. "Kim" character. : ALI
10. Leave off. : STOP
11. River in Ulster. : ERNE
12. Type of file. : RASP
13. Innuendo. : SLUR
18. Parcel of land. : ACRE
20. Describing Disneyland. : RECREATIONAL
24. Go like sixty. : TEAR
26. Bacchanal cry. : EVOE
28. Metal bar. : TBEAM
29. Vague. : INDEFINITE
30. City in Normandy. : CAEN
31. Gaelic. : ERSE
32. Coed's topic. : PROM
33. California Indian. : HUPA
37. Waxed. : GREW
39. Walk wearily. : PLOD
43. African insects. : TSETSES
46. Topic in the tropics. : HEAT
47. Whole. : ENTIRE
48. Where Lake Wallowa is. : OREGON
51. Bitter. : ACRID
52. Inviting word. : LETS
53. Spots on playing cards. : PIPS
54. Vigor. : SNAP
55. "The Bell of ___." : ATRI
57. Ancient. : HOAR
60. Also: Archaic. : EKE
61. Army man. : NCO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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